The Powder Basin Watershed Council (PBWC) in Baker City, Oregon, seeks a full-time, Ecosystem Restoration Seasonal. The Seasonal will work with enthusiastic and experienced PBWC and partner organization staff to implement and monitor ecosystem restoration projects and monitor aquatic ecosystems throughout PBWCs geographic scope. Partner organizations include the Wallowa Whitman National Forest, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Baker Resources Coalition and Burnt River Irrigation District. The field of work is located within a diverse array of northeastern Oregon ecosystems ranging from the Snake River Canyon (Hells Canyon) to the nearly 10,000-foot peaks of the Wallowa Mountains with vast coniferous forest and sagebrush ecosystems in between. The 2024 work will focus on restoring two wet meadow ecosystems along tributaries of the North Fork Burnt River by implementing low-tech processed-based restoration techniques (beaver mimicry). Ecosystem monitoring will include pre and post project environmental monitoring, and basin-wide water quality and macroinvertebrate monitoring. We are offering this position as a four month (May 15 – September 15) seasonal opportunity, but fully open to considering a shorter duration of employment. Employment duration can also be extended depending on employee performance and organizational need. For full position description, please visit our website: https://www.powderbasinwatersh
To apply: Email a single PDF file (titled with your last name) to Madison O’Bryant at email@example.com with cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references.
Wage and Benefits: The offered wage is $18/hour. Benefits for this position include paid federal holidays.
The position is open until filled.
Interview process: Candidates can expect a panel interview via Zoom Meeting.
For more information, or if you have questions, please contact Madison O’Bryant at 541-523-7288 or firstname.lastname@example.org.